Southern Arizona Local Section

American Chemical Society

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                                                    2017 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest Winners


Dear Southern Arizona ACS Local Sections Members,

We received 74 entries for the 2017 National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest.

The winners are:


  • Liam Brunell from Agua Caliente Elementary, 3-5th grade, teacher Kathryn Tompkins
  • Juan Lopez from Gallego Intermediate Fine Arts Magnet, 6-8th grade, teacher Camille Clauson
  • Aidan Roberts from Tanque Verde HS, 9-12 grade, teacher Erin Moore
All of these students received $25.00 gift card and a certificate from SAZACS. This work has been submitted to National ACS level contest - the national results will be announced after November 20th.
The following students received Honorable Mention award consisting of $10.00 gift card and certificate.
  • Jake Perez from Innovation Academy (3-5), teacher Niki Tilicki
  • Cayla Vimmerstedt from Agua Caliente Elementary (3-5), teacher Kathryn Tompkins
  • Kimberly Cota from Gallego INtermediate (6-8) and
  • Jhoanna Lopez Alonzo from Gallego Intermediate (6-8), teacher Camille Clauson
You can see the winning illustrated poems on the "Photo Gallery" page.

Upcoming Dinner Meetings

November Dinner Meeting

Title: Formation of Secondary Minerals in Copper, Lead and Zinc Ore Bodies.

Speaker: Mr. Mark Ascher, Senior Engineer, Raytheon; former Metallurgist; and Past-President of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society.

When: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Where: La Quinta Inn & Suites, 102 N Alvernon Way, Tucson AZ.

Click here for more info and to RSVP

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Chair: Amy Graham


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Tucson, AZ 85733

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